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Tami

Social climber
Canada
Dec 26, 2014 - 12:07pm PT
It sure duz, jtp :-)
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 26, 2014 - 12:40pm PT
Rolf- i was wrong about a grade??.. Shocking!! ;) lol


Ya John! Now all you need to do is come on up here next summer and i'll take you up Diedre and some other fun moderates!

I had to bring conehead here to the vet today. No one in Whistler wanted to work today so i ended up bringing him down to Squamish.


We took him to Nexen beach after the vet.

johntp

Trad climber
socal
Dec 26, 2014 - 01:01pm PT
Poor doggie nose.
johntp

Trad climber
socal
Dec 26, 2014 - 02:01pm PT
Actually I'm wearing my very skookum fred t-shirt at work today. I've heard the security people are on their way.

People are looking at me. Tami did this to me. Stupid bright yellow t-shirts aren't allowed here.
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 26, 2014 - 02:06pm PT
Yup.. He hates this cone.. Lol.. Shouldn't have scratched all the fur off your nose dummy! Lol

Run John, Run!
Tami

Social climber
Canada
Dec 26, 2014 - 02:29pm PT
Tami did this to me.








Snicker. Guffaw.
Rolfr

Sport climber
La Quinta and Penticton BC
Dec 26, 2014 - 06:13pm PT
No criticism meant Mike. Based on the grades down here in JT, I should have graded GOM 5.10B and removed half the bolts.
A great community down here, that has accepted this displaced Canuck into their group of locals. A lot of us geezers down here, I may come back to the Great White North with long hair, and a pony tail! OMG . I've already bought the Prius!

All kidding aside, if you come down, old school grades that teach you humility and respect for some of the pioneers of climbing.
Brownie, the top of GOM pitch one,ended on a grassy ledge, then you traversed right on an exposed section to the base of the business. P2 Tenuous steep slab ends with a dyno to a good hold. If that pitch was easier to approach, it would see non stop traffic.
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 26, 2014 - 07:35pm PT
No criticism meant Mike.

:) None taken Rolf. I was poking fun at what seems to be a common theme around here. Me being wrong about the grade. J- Tree eh? It's on the list! Maybe soon? I'll let you know.
brownie

Trad climber
squamish
Dec 26, 2014 - 08:21pm PT
Thanks Rolph, it seems that it is common practice these days to climb both pitches in one. That lunge to the right has to be one of the most fun moves the smoke bluffs has ever challenged me with..

Whata vision!!
Tricouni

Mountain climber
Vancouver
Dec 28, 2014 - 11:31pm PT
I Could have put this on Big Mike's Silhouette thread, but I really love the Squamish thread and it's time for a bump. So here it is. Sorry about the crap on the photo: that's how it is.
Credit: Tricouni
Squamish, obviously, but can anyone identify the pitch?Hint: it's a 1961 photo and there weren't that many routes then. But which pitch? And, yes, it is a run out as it seems.

hamie

Social climber
Thekoots
Dec 29, 2014 - 12:34am PT
Looks a lot like Tony on the ------ pitch of ---------. Definitely not Slab Alley this time.

I think that I was belaying him?
hamie

Social climber
Thekoots
Dec 29, 2014 - 12:53am PT
Although this looks a lot like Slab Alley, it is actually the 2nd asc of Big Daddy.

Just some good lookin' dude.
Just some good lookin' dude.
Credit: hamie's collection

Hanging from a tipped-in tied-off knifeblade.
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 29, 2014 - 10:33am PT
I'm coming up blank on this one.. It looks like something in one of the gullies.. Is it flipped possibly?

Always nice to see you gentlemen post here. Thanks for everything you've contributed.
Tricouni

Mountain climber
Vancouver
Dec 29, 2014 - 10:35am PT
No not flipped, and definitely not Slab Alley....
Oplopanax

Mountain climber
The Deep Woods
Dec 29, 2014 - 10:39am PT
I think it's one of the gullies too. Maybe the FA of South South?
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Dec 29, 2014 - 10:43am PT
Maybe NN arÍte or wrist twister? The cloudy background makes it that much more cryptic.

Great shots gents.


Edit- not NN arÍte, Oplopanax may be on to something
Tricouni

Mountain climber
Vancouver
Dec 29, 2014 - 10:44am PT
It's the South Gully, on left wall (climber's left), where you can avoid the 2nd and gigantic chockstone by going onto the left wall. (On the right wall are bush ledges that lead onto the Squam Buttress.) I don't think anyone does this variant these days.
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 29, 2014 - 10:49am PT
That makes sense. I was trying to think of a climb that would be on that left wall. I've never actually climbed the south gully, just all around it..
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 29, 2014 - 11:24am PT
Alex Honnold's 29th birthday challenge.

290 squamish pitches in a day.
http://www.epictv.com/media/podcast/alex-honnold-solos-a-years-worth-of-climbing-in-16-hours-%7C-birthday-challenge-ep-3/600915
Tricouni

Mountain climber
Vancouver
Dec 29, 2014 - 11:40am PT
I've never actually climbed the south gully, just all around it..

Smart move...
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